Lama Tsongkhapa: A Short, Powerful Practice Helps Bring Compassion, Wisdom, Good Fortune, and Healing

By Lee Kane / December 2, 2018 / 1 Comment

“In my opinion, having the opportunity to practice the guru yoga of the great holy being Lama Tsongkhapa, is more fortunate than having the chance to receive and practice other Dharma teachings,” wrote Lama Zopa Rinpoche, in the book Guru Yoga. “After I pass away and my pure doctrine is absent, You will appear as…

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Heart Sutra: Why it’s My Favorite Sutra

By James Porr / January 9, 2017 / Comments Off on Heart Sutra: Why it’s My Favorite Sutra

“Form is empty; emptiness is form. Emptiness is not other than form; form also is not other than emptiness. Likewise, feeling, discrimination, compositional factors and consciousness are empty.” TADYATHA OM GATE GATE PARAGATE PARASAMGATE BODHI SVAHA By Guest Contributor James Porr   Anita Mui, much beloved, sings Heart Sutra. Anita, has since passed away:  …

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Random Acts of Kindness Creates Good Karma. Mindful Acts of Kindness Refines Practice.

By Lee Kane / January 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

Kindness, in my view, is also one of the most important elements of mindfulness practice.

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How is the Mind Different from the Brain? Science May Support the Duality of Separate Mind and Brain.

By Lee Kane / September 29, 2015 / 6 Comments

“We don’t know what consciousness is, or what it does,” said Rupert Sheldrake, Ph.D. in his lecture The Mind is Not the Brain “There’s no known, obvious reason, why we should be conscious at all, or exactly how the mind works.” His conclusion, based on significant research, was:  “…The mind is field-like. That it’s not…

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Cruelty to Chickens Protest: Dalai Lama

By Josephine Nolan / November 3, 2012 / 0 Comments

“One day I chanced to see the slaughter of a chicken, which made me decide to become a vegetarian.” HH the Dalai Lama. He writes to KFC, asking them not to come to Tibet.

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How I Found the Right Teacher of the Dharma

By Ruth Wambui / September 9, 2012 / 0 Comments

Vajrayana is the “thunderbolt” path because it promises to bring personal enlightenment in one lifetime, but this inevitably requires guidance.

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